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Monday, January 30, 2017 University issues statement, advisory following presidential order
Following President Trump's executive order barring entry to the United States by those coming from seven Muslim-majority countries, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln issued the following statement and shared an advisory with its international community of scholars. Read more about this story
Karen Kassebaum poses during the Dear World event held in the Nebraska Union in spring 2016. Kassebaum is winner of the 2017 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Kassebaum to receive Chancellor’s Fulfilling the Dream Award
For her commitment to diversity and inclusion, Kassebaum will be honored with the 2017 Chancellor’s Fulfilling the Dream Award. The honor is reserved for individuals who contribute to the university or community in promoting the goals and vision of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more about this story
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Monday, January 9, 2017 MLK Week observances are Jan. 16-20
Martin Luther King Jr. Week at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will begin with the 22nd Annual MLK Youth Rally and March at 8 a.m. Jan. 16. The university will host several other events during MLK Week. Read more about the week's events
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 National symposium at Lied to address diversity, inclusion

Leaders and representatives from major U.S. universities will gather at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts for a comprehensive discussion about diversity and inclusion. The three-day symposium, from Dec. 6-8, will feature opportunities for interaction with the public and university community.

Read more about this symposium in Nebraska Today
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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Veterans are focus of Nebraska, Iowa team up
Organized by student veteran organizations at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and University of Iowa, more than 200 volunteers are walking a ceremonial football to the Hawkeyes' Kinnick Stadium for the Nov. 25 game between the Big Ten institutions. The "Things They Carry Ruck March," having started at Memorial Stadium on Nov. 17, will traverse 347 miles. Read more about this effort
Friday, November 18, 2016 Diversity analysis forums are Nov. 21
A series of campus forums on Nov. 21 will launch the next phase in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's campuswide diversity and inclusion study. The forums, led by Rona T. Halualani of Halualani and Associates, will discuss the diversity benchmarking results announced in October and the upcoming diversity mapping process. Read more about these events
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Diversity symposia series opens with Latino focus
Annual diversity leadership symposia organized by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will draw more than 1,750 high school students to campus in November. The series launches Nov. 8 as more than 1,000 are registered for the Latino Leadership Symposium. Other areas of focus in the series include symposia exploring issues in the black and Native communities on Nov. 16 and Nov. 30, respectively. Read more about these events
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Nebraska Lecture to feature African Poetry Book Fund
During the fall Nebraska Lecture, English professor Kwame Dawes will share the brief, yet exciting, history of the African Poetry Book Fund. The free public lecture, "When 'They' Becomes 'Me': Responsibility and Action in Literary Activism – The Case of the African Poetry Book Fund," is 3 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. Read more about this event
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Monday, October 24, 2016 'Define American' series starts Oct. 24
A "Define American" Film Festival will take place Oct. 24-27 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This four-day festival will include films, discussions and personal testimonials regarding issues of race, identity and citizenship. Read more about this event
Students react during the 2015 Black Lives Matter rally.
Friday, October 21, 2016 Students plan Black Lives Matter rally for Oct. 21
University of Nebraska-Lincoln students will host a Black Lives Matter rally Oct. 21 to raise awareness of issues of race and to continue an open, honest dialogue about race and diversity issues on campus and in the community. Read more about this rally

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